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Proceedings and Acts of the General Assembly, March, 1707-November, 1710
Volume 27, Page 230   View pdf image (33K)
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230 Assembly Proceedings, Nov. 29-Dec. 15, 1708.

L. H. J.

is pleased to declare he is well Satisfyed he has an ample
Authority from her most sacred Majesty to erect Citys &
Boroughs as well as Castles & Forts & that the first are to be
Erected by Privileges & Grants from the Crown neither are
Boroughs Seldom or Ever walled or fortifyed
That what he has been pleased to do in favour of this Place
being the Seat of Governmt was with a true regard to the In-
terest & honour of the Province. And it is not to be questioned
by your House being her Majesty's Prerogative but if he has
made any irregular Step he is answerable to our Sovereign only
Wherefore we wish you not further to insist hereon to the
Delay of other Business more important. It being no dis-
honour for men of Reason to give up a groundless opinion on
better Satisfaction for since it is plain her Majesty has Im-
powered his Excell to Erect Citys & Boroughs It is not the
Walls but Incorporating makes them so
Signed p order W Bladen Cl Coun.

Mr Macall Mr Hill Mr Lee & Col Smith bring from the
House Vizt

By the House of Delegates Decemb 1st 1708

p. 562

This House humbly desire a Conference with some of her
Majesty's honble Council upon the Subject of the last Message
& that you'll please to appoint the Time & Place
Signed p order Rd Dallam Cl. Ho Del.

Resolved that Major General Lloyd Col Holland Kenelm
Cheseldyne Esqr & Col Wm Coursey joyne with the members
of the House on the Conference proposed And Major Genl
Lloyd Col Holland & Col Coursey carry to the House Viz.

By his Excell the Governour & Council in Assembly
Decr Ist 1708

Four of the Members of this Board are ready to join in the
Conference proposed immediately at Mr Freeman's
Signed p order W Bladen Cl Coun

The Board adjourned till ten of the Clock to morrow morning

Friday December the 2d 1708
The Council met according to Adjournmt
And Sate Present as yesterday
Mr Crabb presents Col James Maxwell a Delegate for Bal-
timore County to be sworne which was done in their Presence

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